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worker-694267_1920-300x199Three construction workers are dead and 20 people were injured after the top floors of an 18-story, half-built Hard Rock Hotel collapsed into ruins on October 12, sending tons of debris into the street.

The building was under construction at the edge of the French Quarter in New Orleans. Most of the approximately 100 construction workers at the construction site were uninjured, but three workers were declared dead and 20 others were rushed to area hospitals.

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access-black-cellphone-533422-300x202Austin Altman of Pasco County, FL, was arrested on for allegedly raping a 10-year-old girl he met on social media site Snapchat.

Altman, 22, was charged with sexual battery on a victim under 12, interference with child custody, and violation of probation. He is being held in a Pasco County jail with no bond. The press did not name an attorney for him.

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construction-2578410_1920-300x200A construction worker was seriously injured in Pasco County last Thursday after a diamond saw blade kicked back and struck him in the face.

According to Pasco County Fire Rescue, the incident occurred at approximately 2:30 p.m. October 10 at a construction site in the 8300 block of Old Pasco Road.

The construction worker was reportedly attempting to cut cement with a diamond saw when the blade kicked back into his chest, slicing him in the sternum and neck, all the way up into his jaw.

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clouds-cruise-cruise-ship-813011-300x200Disney Cruise Line employee Oliver Lovatt is going to trial this month for allegedly fondling a 10-year-old boy aboard a ship back in April.

Lovatt, 25, a native of England, is charged with two counts of lewd and lascivious battery on a child under the age of 12. He was ordered held without bond while awaiting trial. The press did not name an attorney for him.

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handcuffs-354042_1920-300x225James Cromwell Humphreys of Pinellas Park, FL, was arrested on October 10 for allegedly sexually battering two boys.

Humphreys, 53, was charged with multiple counts of sexual battery of a child under the age of 12 and sexual battery, and one count of fleeing a law enforcement officer. He was ordered held on $860.000. It is unclear if he has acquired the services of an attorney.

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